Last weekend, Nines (Janine) was named Feature Stamper by Julie. I have been wanting to case a card all week, but needed to finish my HYCCT cards first. Janine has so many wonderful cards!!! But during the HYCCT challenges, Janine made this beautiful and serene card: www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/2279063
I thought she used watercolors. I just think it is so pretty and it made me want to get my watercolors out. I thought this stamp by Stampendous would be similar. I used the same layout and instead of bakers twine, I used floss that I colored with my Copic markers. I don't know who makes the "carefree" stamp, but the life is inkadinkadoo.
Anyway, I am happy with the result, looks like a good place to visit...or live!
Janine it was a pleasure to go thru your beautiful gallery. Thank you for all the kind and encouraging words you have left for me!!!
Date: Friday, November 2, 2012 GMT Views: 784
This looks like a fabulous place to visit, Kathy. Beautiful card and appropriate sentiment. I used copic markers too, not watercolors on the card you chose from my gallery. I picked all my lightest shades. I love your coloring. Thanks so much for all of your kind words and I am so glad you enjoyed my gallery.
------------------------------ "You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you have and are grateful for, the more will be given you" Sarah Ban Breathnach
Registered: August 15, 2007 Location: Twin Cities MN Posts: 25121
Sat, Nov 03, 2012 @ 11:27 AM
So pretty! That Carefree sentiment is just right on a beach like this. I love all the colors you used on this especially incorporating that lovely purple in the bg parts. And you're very creative using copics to color some floss to match. You did good kid!
Registered: March 8, 2011 Location: Mississauga, ON Posts: 606
Mon, Nov 05, 2012 @ 7:51 PM
Beautiful coloring Kathleen ... love the image too ... my daughter is vacationing in South East Asia presently ... enjoying her last days at the beach ... maybe I should send her a link to this beautiful card ... tfs ...